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LeBron James To Join Melo On Free-Agent Market

A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that LeBron James has decided to opt out of the final two years of his contract with the Miami Heat and become a free agent on July 1.

06/24/2014

Carmelo Anthony, La La Anthony and son Kiyan in 2010. (Photo by Soren McCarty/Getty Images for The Get Schooled Foundation)

Carmelo Anthony Says Family Will Be Factor In Free Agency

Melo won’t just be taking his career into consideration this summer. The superstar forward, who has opted out of his contract with the Knicks, says his family’s needs will come into play, too.

06/24/2014

Uptown parents announce their kids are opting out of upcoming Common Core tests (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Some NYC, L.I. Parents Say Their Kids Are Opting Out Of Common Core Tests

Parents from several schools gathered in Harlem on Thursday to announce they are opting into a plan to opt out of Common Core tests for their children.

03/27/2014

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CC Sabathia Willing To Lose Weight, Says Deal With Yankees Not About Money

For CC, there’s no better place to pitch than Yankee Stadium. He’ll do whatever it takes to stay on the mound as the Bombers’ ace — even if it means trimming down.

WFAN–11/01/2011

CC Sabathia

Report: Yankees Want New CC Sabathia Deal Before Opt-Out; Red Sox A Potential Suitor?

It’s fair to say Yankees fans don’t want to see CC Sabathia pitching elsewhere next season. Especially not with the Boston Red Sox.

WFAN–10/26/2011

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Yankees’ CC Sabathia On Opt-Out: ‘Baseball Is A Business’

Will he opt out or won’t he? CC Sabathia has said repeatedly how much he loves New York — but is that enough?

WFAN–10/11/2011